Friday, June 13
 
The Historic New Orleans Collection closes out its Concerts in the Courtyard series with Africa Brass. Info here.
 
There’s an outdoor opera concert at the World’s Fair-era architectural oddity Piazza D’Italia with wine, food and Ferraris! Info here.
 
Reefer Madness, the campy musical based on the 1936 cult film, is on the books at Mid-City Theatre. Info here.
 
Tipitina’s hosts its free summer concert series featuring a lineup of local brass bands. Info here.
 
WYES begins its weekend of beer tastings at Mardi Gras World with a Private Beer Sampling tonight, and tomorrow hosts its big International Beer Tasting with 275 ales, lagers, stouts, IPAs, home brews and more. Info here.
 
Saturday, June 14
 
Drenched is a 5K race with blasting water hoses and a “foam zone.” Info here.
 
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosts its Cajun-Zydeco Festival at Armstrong Park. New to the lineup this year is up-and-comers Sweet Crude (pictured above). Info here.